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Coroner identifies motorcyclist killed in crash with tow truck

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Published: Apr. 4, 2022 at 1:56 PM EDT
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GREENVILLE, S.C. (FOX Carolina) - The Greenville County coroner’s office said a motorcyclist was killed in a crash Monday afternoon.

The wreck happened on Staunton Bridge Road near Grove Station just after 12:30 p.m.

The Coroner’s Office later identified the victim as 35-year-old Benjamin Issiah Foster. Greenville County Coroner Parks Evans stated, “Deputy Coroners responded to the intersection of Staunton Bridge Rd. and Parks Commerce Rd. In reference to a motorcycle versus truck traffic collision. The motorcycle operator was identified as Benjamin Issiah Foster. Mr Foster was pronounced dead at the scene. An external examination is scheduled for April 05, 2022.”

South Carolina Highway Patrol troopers said the tow truck driver was entering Staunton Bridge Road from Frontage Road but did not yield at the stop sign and pulled out in front of the motorcyclist. Sadly, the motorcyclist ran into the tow truck and passed away at the scene

Stay with FOX Carolina for updates on this developing story.